Creating stunning landscaped areas is a lot about having the right plans, well designed outdoor features, weather-resistant and attractive materials and expert installation. Only a well-established landscaping company like From The Ground Up can provide you all these things. They serve customers in and around Rutland, Killington, Manchester, Woodstock and Ludlow. They also have a number of customers across Mendon, Wallingford, Pittsfield, Pittsford, Rutland County, Dorset as well as Middlebury. They different services they offer are:
Landscape & Hardscape Services
Outdoor LivingWhen you want to improve the functionality of your landscape and enhance its beauty, you should consider getting a few outdoor living features installed. Many people like to add a patio or deck to their yard and an outdoor kitchen is another good option too. These elements allow you to use these spaces in a more optimal way and you will be encouraged to use your landscaping more often. You can get an outdoor kitchen installed and features such as a fireplace, fire pit, paved patios decks and poolscapes can be added as well. Read More About Outdoor Living Services >>
Outdoor KitchensIf you want to make better use of your landscape, you should consider getting an outdoor kitchen installed. This can be open-to-the-air, semi-enclosed or an enclosed space. If you like, it can be installed on your deck or patio as well. This increases the functionality of the latter and adds to the spaciousness of the indoor spaces of your property. The kitchen can have paved flooring, well-planned counters and space for all the appliances you need. You can also add a fire pit or fireplace to the feature and construct retaining walls along the periphery, with in-built seating in them. The floor plan will be designed with the proper movement flow in view and the focus will be on comfort, aesthetics and functionality. Read More About Outdoor Kitchens >>
Pavers & Retaining WallsWhen you are choosing materials for the outdoor areas of your property, you need to focus on buying products that will be long lasting and add to the value of your home. This is where pavers come into the picture. You can choose from ones made of natural stone, brick or concrete. You also have the option to construct retaining walls at points where you feel the landscape needs some support.
These walls are typically made of CMUs or concrete masonry units that add to the strength and durability of the installation. The retaining walls can also have dual functionality and you can choose to get lights installed in them or seating as well. These features have to be built by experts and engineered to perfection, if you want them to provide proper support to the landscape. In some cases, the retaining walls may be built with a combination of materials such as brick, natural stone and concrete. This will be dependent on the function that the retaining wall has to serve, what its location and size is. Read More About Pavers & Retaining Walls >>
Landscape MaintenanceThe landscaped areas of your property add to the beauty and functionality of your home and there are softscaping and hardscaping features that are used to create the right balance in the landscape. The only way you can be assured that your plantings continue to be healthy and appealing, are to ensure that they are all cared for with regularity. Even the masonry features in your landscape need a certain amount of attention and maintenance.
The company that tackles this job for you will design a customized contract based on the number and type of features that exist in your landscaping. These contracts will include various services like mowing, de-weeding, fertilization, irrigation and drainage system maintenance as well as other things like pressure-cleaning etc. When all the plants, trees, shrubs and the lawn spaces are maintained and cared for with regularity, that adds to the curb appeal of your home and the value of your property as well. Read More About Landscape Maintenance >>
Excavation & Site WorkMost landscape projects include a certain amount of excavation work. Sometimes the land may be sloping or the grading may not be right. In some instances, homeowners want to build some outdoor features etc. In all these situations, it becomes necessary to excavate a certain portion of the landscaping; a skilled landscaping company will provide excavation services.
They will also handle all the site work which includes preparing the area for various masonry and softscaping installations. In addition to the actual excavating and digging tasks, the company will also ensure that all the debris and rocks etc. are a carted away and disposed of in a responsible manner. Skilled and expert landscapers will ensure that the entire site is left neat and clean and that the areas are leveled as required. This gives you the proper spaces to construct the kind of outdoor features you want on your property. Read More About Excavation & Site Work >>
Landscape MasonryEvery landscape has a number of features that go into making a cohesive, attractive and functional whole that will add to the functionality and value of your property. Landscape masonry is a very important aspect of every garden and yard design project and this includes various features made of brick, concrete and natural stone etc. The masonry becomes the base of the rest of the features and it’s crucial that strong and resilient materials be used in the work; this adds to the longevity of the landscaping.
The various masonry features that may exist on a property include retaining walls, driveways, walkways, pathways, and fireplaces well as fire pits etc. Stone steps, planters, curbing and edging etc. are the other masonry elements that could be added to a landscape. The materials should be chosen with care and expert masons should handle the work- this will ensure the feature lasts for a long time and looks great too. Read More About Landscape Masonry >>
When you want landscape features that will add to the beauty and value of your property, you should hire a reputed company like From The Ground Up, for the job. This will ensure you have a resilient and beautiful landscape that looks good and lasts for a number of years.